Structure of Plot: In our own stories

It's Outer Journey week.  Today we're going to see if we can flesh out the major plot points in the one-liner's we're working on. 1. Our human-rights-attorney story: Set in the mid 1950's, against the backdrop of the first US Supreme Court case to affirm gay rights, a human rights lawyer joins a wealthy Los Angeles … Continue reading Structure of Plot: In our own stories

Structure of Plot: How Lisa Unger does it

We’re doing the Outer Journey this week, and today we’re looking at the Outer Journey of Ian Paine, the main character in Lisa Unger’s Crazy Love You.  (We did Ian’s inner journey last week.) Spoiler Alert And a note:  Half the story is told in flashbacks.  While flashbacks support the front story and inform the journey, … Continue reading Structure of Plot: How Lisa Unger does it